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  CBS    KPIX 5 News at 5pm    News  News/Business. Allan  
   Martin and Elizabeth Cook. New.  

    February 8, 2013
    5:00 - 5:30pm PST  

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to the public. >> reporter: fairfield police wouldn't give a motive and whether jones knew the victim. police say jones acted alone in this killing. allen, they say he will appear in court wednesday. >> da, they're not talking about a motive but are they talking about jones' background? does he have a record? >> reporter: they wouldn't comment on his background. we have gotten any information on that yet. >> all right. we'll wait for that. da lin, thanks. a vigil in remembrance of 13-year-old genelle conway allen will get under way in about an hour. the community is planning to gather at allan witt park in fairfield at 6:30. the fbi says a bay area man was trying to trigger a civil war with help from the taliban. the plot hinged on the plan to blow up an oakland bank. what the suspect didn't know he was working with the feds the whole time. kpix reporter linda yee has the story the details. >> reporter: the target was this bank of america branch
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near the oakland airport. domestic terrorist suspect matthew llaneza who lives in san jose told the fbi he wanted to blow it up an act of violent jihad he hope would create a government crackdown leading to civil war. so met with a man he thought it was connected to the taliban and the mujahideen in afghanistan. it turned out he was an undercover fbi agent. the suspect brought the undercover agent here where they could do a little surveillance. the suspect pointed out some of the support beams where they could possibly park that car bomb and when it detonated, it would bring down this entire bank. and according to the criminal complaint, llaneza told the fbi agent he would dance with joy when the bomb exploded. bank customers today were shocked to hear about the plot. >> yeah. not good. i don't like to hear things like that. that's kind of scary. >> wow. surreal. you know? it's as real as you're going to get for something to come that
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close to home. happily -- hopefully -- thankfully it was thwarted. >> reporter: the plan was to get a storage locker in hayward and build the bomb in the back of an suv. the fbi rented a unit and when the agents showed it to him, llaneza laughed and hugged the agent. together, they built the bomb using harmless simulated chemical explosives. the fbi says llaneza loaded 12 five gallon buckets into the back of an suv each containing what he thought was a powerful explosive mixture. he bought two cell phones, one to be used as a detonator, the other as a trigger. so it was just after midnight today when the suspect drove that suv to the bank, parked under the overhang, took one of his two cell phones that he figured would detonate the bomb, and instead federal agents came out of nowhere and arrested him. now, llaneza hatched this plan
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back in november. he was able to be fooled by that fbi agent all these months up to his arrest today. live in oakland, linda yee kpix 5. tens of millions are in the path of the nor'easter in in new england. some spots would get up to 2 feet or more of snow. cars are banned from the roads in massachusetts and officials throughout the region are warning that the time for preparation has passed. >> if you are leaving to go buy milk at this point you're doing the wrong thing. >> this is a storm of major proportions. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crews do their jobs. >> air travel also a nightmare. more than 3500 flights have already been canceled. chief meteorologist paul deanno is watching the latest developments with that storm for us. paul. >> allen, big time snow fall from atlantic city to cape cod
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including boston. live picture in boston right now where winds are gusting at 40-mile-per-hour and snow coming down heavily and we have a blizzard and blizzard warnings in effect. here's a look at the storm. it's a huge strong low pressure area passing just to the south of the east coast passing just to the east of atlantic city. that means all the cold air is getting dragged down from canada but all the moisture is piling in from the atlanta. the i-95 corridor heavily traveled, philadelphia, new york, hartford, providence, boston, all going to see more than a foot of snow. the heaviest snow along the i- 95 corridor and i just saw a report of thundersnow being reported in providence. the big-time problems there of course getting in and out of there will be a huge problem especially when it comes to planes. roberta gonzales is at sfo with details on the flights. >> reporter: more than 60 flights were canceled here at sfo due to that potentially historic blizzard that's converging with a secondary storm system blasting through
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the northeast. this morning, this was the scene right here at sfo with upset passengers learning about cancellations of their flights heading out to the eastern seaboard as well as the northeast. they were told by united airlines that there is a special area set up for them for rebooking flights, possibly tomorrow night and on sunday. so they have an extended stay right here in san francisco. but the delays are not just being felt nationally. they are also being experienced internationally. this is what one passenger had to say about her flight from hawaii to finland. >> i feel i should go back to hawaii because we came from hawaii yesterday so why didn't they call us there and say, you don't have to come back? >> reporter: so that woman obviously a bit on the upset side as well but we are here now 10 hours later after the early grass that today now look
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at the airport, it is just empty. it's a ghost town because anybody flying to philadelphia boston newark laguardia or jfk already know that they have an extended stay right here in san francisco. reporting live from sfo, and mobile weather, roberta gonzales for kpix 5. flight to hawaii should be okay but find out about other flight delays and cancellations before you head to the airport. you can find a link to the airport delay tracker in our story on the front page of cbssf.com. developing story. the manhunt for an ex-cop who says he is waging war on police officers is well into its second day. so far, there's no sign of christopher dorner. s.w.a.t. teams are still searching the area of big bear lake east of los angeles after dorner's burned-out car was found there yesterday. the san bernardino county sheriff says he does not believe dorner is still in the area. but even as fresh snow falls, authorities are going door to
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door methodically searching 200 cabins in the area. >> we could see tracks in this kind of condition, the snow is great for tracking folks as well as looking at each individual cabin to see if there's any signs of forced entry. >> 33-year-old christopher dorner is wanted in connection with the killing of three people one of whom is a police officer. dorner has vowed revenge on those he says cost him his job with the lapd including law enforcement personnel and their families. oakland's newly hired police consultant and the man who was police chief when christopher dorner was in the lapd spoke to "cbs this morning." he explains why he believes dorner has stayed quiet in the last day. >> police training is he is aware that anything that he uses electronically can be zeroed in on so he is possibly staying silent because of that. >> bratton describes dorner as an incredibly dangerous individual. headlines around the bay area, a man who slipped out of handcuffs and out of san jose
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police custody is back behind bars. anthony sanchez was able to escape and steal a police van a few days ago. police say he was still wearing two sets of handcuffs when he was found sleeping in a stolen truck last night. and police are looking for a thief who cashed a stolen truck into a concord shopping center. the suspect drove the truck through the front of the t- mobile store in the clayton valley shopping center around 6:00 this morning. the robber stole several phones and ran off leaving the truck behind. chopper 5 was overhead in san jose this afternoon as police searched the area around santa teresa sa and avenita espana. police say a homeowner came home, interrupted a burglary in progress. police searched the area but didn't find a suspect. a special dedication for a fallen chp officer. how the newest officers are paying tribute to kenyan young stram and his family. >> how the blitz workout can shake up your routine and keep
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you on track. >> and mobile5 is live in chinatown where the rush is on to get ready for the lunar new year. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ ♪
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the class of 85 men and women orn in today in graduation day for some new chp officers carried special every special meaning today. the class of 85 men and women was sworn in, in sacramento. it was dedicated to fallen chp officer the father of four shot and killed during a traffic stop on 680 last year. >> the officer's dedication to the department and to those he served will not be forgotten. please join me in a moment of silence. >> officer young stram's family was present at today's ceremony. alcohol may have been a factor in a woman's fatal fall from a high-rise condo in san jose. it happened early this morning at the city heights building on west saint james street. the 24-year-old woman fell from the 11th floor and was pronounced dead at the scene
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and witnesses told police the woman may have been intoxicated. her name hasn't been released yet. the coast guard is looking for the owner of this vessel that sunk. at pier 70 this morning, the boat had been anchored and abandoned for quite a while there. at this point the boat is not leaking oil or any other pollution into the bay but the coast guard is keeping an eye on it. coming up, get out of your exercise rut and keep your if you years resolution. dr. kim with the blitz workout that will shake things up. >> and flammable furniture. the new rules on what goes into your couches that will change how you furnish your home. s. >> and a live look at the eastern span of the new bay bridge. we're counting down to opening day. kpix 5 is the official television station for the new bay bridge opening celebration.
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new year's resolutions. doctor kim checked out a new way to keep you focused -- with the around this time of year people get stuck in a rut and ditch their new year's resolutions. dr. kim checked out a new way to keep you focused with the
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blitz workout. reporter: running, biking, swimming, even the best of us can hit a plateau. that's a lot of shaking. when a workout no longer works. if that's the case -- >> more sweat, more talk, let's go. >> reporter: try doing the blitz. >> something a little more athletic and more, you know, kind of i guess in your face. >> arm circles get it going. >> reporter: the director at sports club in san francisco says blitz is a tougher type of circuit training a half hour of intense varied hard core exercise. the group is small, every exercise scaled to an individual's fitness. >> in some of the classes i have some really athletic people working out with some deconditioned people, as well. high elbows. >> reporter: on this day, lita gave blitz a try. she is fitness editor at fit sugar.com. she got a workout. >> i was sweating with the boys which was nice. it definitely was a different sort of class than i'm used to. less than half hour, i was way
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more in tune with my body. >> at the end of the class you feel good because you have worked hard and suffered with people. >> reporter: you suffered with people. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> sometimes it makes it not as bad, you know? >> reporter: dr. kim mulvihill, kpix 5. >> giants fans get ready. fanfest is tomorrow at at&t park. today manager bruce beach cloudy bochy and players were getting ready. it's a chance to show appreciates and to meet team members look at the world series trophy and live highlights of last year's championship season. >> crawl on the field. >> looks like fun. it was payoff day at kpix 5 this morning. >> oh, yeah. morning anchors frank mallicoat and michelle griego had made this super bowl bet with the morning anchors in baltimore. today they had to pay up and do the ray lewis dance. here it is. >> oh-oh. >> cue the music! ♪ [ music ]♪
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>> what was the thing at the end? >> lawrence. >> that was lawrence. >> does it need explaining? >> we could talk about this. >> there is why the evening is a family show. >> very smart. >> this is why we don't gamble. >> wrong. >> root but don't bet on the team. all right. without dancing. here's your forecast. we are clear skies. we need to do a little rain dance. but we are going to talk about sunshine. we are sunny in san jose and san francisco. chilly too. only the low 50s outside. oakland 53. livermore 50. santa rosa warm at 56. concord 53. san jose 51. hello, sunshine. 39 days into the year, get this, 36 of those 39 days have been partly or mostly sunny. that is crazy for wintertime. guess what. the next seven are all going to
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be sunny. that means clear nights and still early february it's going to be cold tonight near freezing for concord, livermore, fremont, oakland 39. santa rosa you'll likely dip below freezing in napa and fairfield hitting freezing. the radar is clear. the low pressure system gave us showers last night and early this morning. that's now gone. let's follow the moisture. this low pressure area moved north to south now seeing some showers in deep southern california, los angeles, san diego getting showers even las vegas may get a few sprinkles from this but now it's all about dry air moving in on the eastern plains of a high pressure dome that simply will not move for the next 10 days. so it's off to the west by rule of nature, winds going clockwise around high pressure so it's going to be a chilly northerly flow. but it's a dry one. this big area of high pressure is not going to move for a while for the next seven to 10 days. that means ten hours or more of sunshine every day for at least the next week. the storm trek up to british columbia, not even seattle will see any rainfall from this pattern. that's how far the storm track
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is going north. so cheer chilly nights, 30s away from the water. next week in the 60s, some mid- to upper 60s by the end of next week. tomorrow brisk, light jacket needed even in the afternoon. concord 57, san jose 57 degrees. palo alto 56. redwood city 57. sunshine chilly start for walnut creek, topping out at 58. livermore 56. 55 in san francisco, richmond and sonoma tomorrow. 58 degrees. low 60s on sunday. low to mid-60s by wednesday. and how about that? i have 21 possible icon spots there. >> how about that. >> all 21 of them inland, bay, the coast, the next week not a cloud. >> oh. >> not a cloud. >> okay. >> we'll enjoy it. ken bastida live in mobile5 in san francisco's chinatown with the last-minute rush to get ready for the lunar new year. >> you know, chinatown, one of our favorite neighborhoods because there's always something going on in this part of san francisco.
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and this weekend no exception as you mentioned, the lunar new year allen it's -- you know, the second new moon after the winter solstice and that's what starts it off and this year it's the year of the snake so people are this weekend getting food together, contacting family, gathering -- many chinese have told me it's like a cross between thanksgiving and christmas. it's a great too many of year for pamly celebrations -- a great time of year for family celebrations. betty's family has been in san francisco for more than 90 years and she tells me it's the best time of year. >> we always had a big party right around chinese new year, lots and lots of food. our parents were never allowed to yell at us and we got lots of red envelopes and everywhere we would go we would say to any lady we would call her auntie and we would say "gung hay fat choy" and we got envelopes and they couldn't say no. >> reporter: what's in th
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envelopes? >> reporter: the parents give it to children. the more money you get the more luck you have during the year. >> reporter: 1 1/2 billion people celebrate the lunar new year all kinds of people here in the united states, as well. millions of people in fact in the bay area. it culminates with a parade through san francisco's chinatown on february 23rd. in the meantime a lot of preparation this weekend. we'll have more news coming up right after this.
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the c-b-s evening news. scott pelley is in new york -- " " the couch you're sitting likely filled wi now for a look at what's ahead on the "cbs evening news" we have scott pelley in new york. >> hi, allen and liz. great to be with you in san francisco. the search is expanding now for that former los angeles cop who is accused in a series of revenge killings. we'll lead the broadcast tonight with the manhunt on the "cbs evening news" at 5:30 right after kpix 5 news. >> thank you. well, the couch you're
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likely sitting on is filled with toxic chemicals. >> but today california took a big step towards reducing the chemicals in new couches. as kpix 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains, fire retardants in furniture could be on the way out. reporter: when it comes to choosing a couch for most it's the covering that counts. >> it's a leather -- tan leather couch. >> soft, plush, about eight feet long. >> artificial suede so it's made out of little bottles, little plastic bottles. >> it's green and i like it. >> reporter: but starting next year some coverings could be off the market. today california unveiled a proposed fire safety standard for couches and other foam filled furniture to stop the widespread use of toxic flame retardant chemicals in your couch that cause harm including
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to children. environmental scientists say the change would mean there's no longer a need for furniture makers to use toxic flame retardants inside the furniture. >> 85% of our furniture already meets the smalledder standard. >> reporter: under the in proposal couch fabric will be required to withstand a smalledder test meaning it won't catch fire when in contact with a smoldering object like a cigarette, heater or extension cord. current standards require the foam inside the furniture withstand a 1-second exposure to a small open flame. that requires those chemical flame retardants something fire scientists say is counterintuitive because it's the fabric that catches first. >> more realistic about how things catch on fire. >> reporter: he says the new standard is much safer. and he is one of many that says it's long overdue. >> it's a win-win situation. >> reporter: now, the proposal goes through a six-week public comment period before a final standard is adopted. meanwhile, the chemical industry maintains these flame
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retardants are safe. if you have a consumer problem, call us at 1-888-5-helps-u. >> thank you. we'll be right back.
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how. those stories and much more tonight at 6:00. and now we have some breaking news on the san francisco bay. chopper 5 was over the scene earlier of a boat rescue. this is happening just south of sfo. we are checking with emergency dispatchers right now. but it appears two people on a sailboat were in trouble when their boat overturned. they were pulled from the water and the boat is being towed back to shore. we'll have more at 6:00. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> pelley: tonight, the lapd's hunt for a killer. the search expands for the former los angeles cop accused in a series of revenge killings. ben tracy on the manhunt. governors declare emergencies as a nor'easter overwhelms new england. meteorologist david bernard on the forecast and our team of correspondents on the rest of the story. one of the greatest spectacles
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on earth happens only once every 12 years. holly williams dives into the biggest religious festival in the world. and "on the road", steve hartman finds these folks are more than happy to wait in line because this postman delivers a lesson in happiness. >> it was honestly his example that kind of taught me it's not what you do in life, it's how you do it. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. this is a special western edition. police in southern california are expanding the manhunt for christopher dorner, that fired los angeles police officer who wanted for a series of revenge killings. his targets are cops and their families. dorner's pickup truck was found in flames at big bear, and that's where ben tracy begins our coverage. >>

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